Rice Chalice

Unitarian Universalists at Rice University 

Affirming the worth and dignity of every person


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What is Unitarian Universalism?

From the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), here's a short description of our religion. We are guided by a set of Principles and Purposes.   Why does the world need another religion?

How do I get more information?

  • For information on UU student activities, contact us <chalice@rice.edu>. Anyone interested is welcome 
  • See what other UUs 18-35 years old are doing. 

Where's the nearest UU church? 

First Unitarian Universalist Church is conveniently located at 5200 Fannin, one block off of Main Street, about a mile north of the campus. (713)-526-5200. Please contact us if you need a ride from campus. 

Other churches in the metro area include: 

  • Bay Area UU Church is at 17503 El Camino Real, in the far southeast near Johnson Space Center. (281) 488-2001. 
  • Emerson Unitarian Church is at 1900 Bering Drive, west of the Galleria area. 782-8250. 
  • Henry David Thoreau UU Congregation is at 3945 Greenbriar, Stafford, Texas, in the far southwest in Fort Bend County. (281) 342-0080. 
  • Houston Unitarian Fellowship is at 1504 Wirt Road, outside of the west loop and north of I-10. 686-5876. 
  • Northwest Community UU Church meets at Holmsley Elementary, 7315 Hudson Oaks, west of Highway 6 and right off FM 529 in the far northwest. (281) 550-8884. 
  • Northwoods UU Society is at 1370 N Millbend Drive, far north in The Woodlands. (281) 298-2780. 
The Southwest UU Conference has a complete listing of all churches in the region. 

Created by Art Gorski;graphics courtesy of Mac Morgan. Please direct comments to chalice@rice.edu. Last modified 4/5/02